A Little Competition Goes a Long Way: Holding a Mathematical Modeling Contest in Your Classroom
August 2006, Volume 100, Issue 1, Page 30
A project in which students work
together to model real-life phenomena of school bus routes and airport design.
They also think about the modeling process as they develop rubrics for
evaluating their peers' work. Includes sample rubrics, and describes samples of
Geometry & Measurement
Problem Solving / Problem Posing